Welcome to Nottingham!
Welcome to the home of Robin Hood: your new home for the next three years. You've done the work, got the grades and now you're ready to set out on your own in a new city - congrats!
Exploring your surroundings is half the fun of moving to a new place but to give you a helping hand, we've teamed up with Left Lion, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council to bring you the student guide to Nottingham. Packed with useful information and need-to-knows, our guide is the ultimate starter pack for getting to know your Purple Flag city.
Whether you're a music fan, a foodie, looking for a great night out or things to do: our guide will point you in the right direction and help keep you safe to enjoy a better night out in the city.
We've also crammed the guide with super useful information and a city centre map for thriving in your first year as a student, including top tips from second and third year students, the best ways to get around and much more. If that wasn't enough then our 'Bucket List' pages will introduce you to all the best spots in Nottingham for food, shopping, cinemas, drinking and everything else you should check out during your time here.
So, time to get reading! You can flick through the entire guide using the digital reader below.
Want to skip the reading bit? Head straight to our student offers page to browse our collection of Nottingham's best student discounts and deals.
A new academic year means exclusive student-only shopping events and discounts at some of the UK's top shopping venues, including the Victoria Centre here in Nottingham.
For one-night only on Wednesday 5 October 2022 from 5pm to 10pm, you can look forward to a whole host of deals, games and competitions, goodie bags, live music and DJ sets, including the chance to win over £3,500 worth of vouchers and prizes with us from 101 Vintage, Colombo Street, 200 Degrees, Beauty Temple, Blend, and Crowne Plaza!
Nottingham is a top shopping destination, and you can shop til you drop with the diverse collection of experiences to be had. So whether you're on the hunt for vintage wear, fancy new stationery or freshers week party outfits... It's in Nottingham!